Massachusetts Reports, Volume 140

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1886 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 397 - Trial in the superior court, before Aldrich, J., who allowed a bill of exceptions, in substance as follows : — The plaintiff offered...
Page 485 - Judges shall not charge juries with respect to matters of fact, but may state the testimony and declare the law.
Page 635 - I, the said [grantor], do, for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said [grantee], his heirs and assigns, that at and until the ensealing of these presents, I am well seized of the premises, as a good...
Page 349 - ... it being understood that this appointment is without reference to any other question or matters of difference within the terms and conditions of the insurance, and is of binding effect only so far as regards the actual cash value of or damage to such property...
Page 46 - This policy shall be void * * * if the insured shall make any attempt to defraud the company either before or after the loss...
Page 109 - ... directed a verdict for the defendant, and reported the case for the determination of this court. If the ruling was correct, judgment was to be entered on the verdict; otherwise, the case to stand for a new trial.
Page 66 - Annexed to the declaration was an account of goods sold to Moore. The case was submitted to the Superior Court, and, after judgment for the plaintiffs, to this court, on appeal, on an agreed statement of facts in substance as follows: The...
Page 325 - ... and by providing nurses, and other assistance and necessaries, which shall be at the charge of the person himself, his parents, or master, if able; otherwise at the charge of the town to which he belongs; and if he is not an inhabitant of any town, at the charge of the Commonwealth.
Page 418 - Court, without a jury, before Rockwell, J., who allowed a bill of exceptions in substance as follows : The defendant...
Page 420 - Cranch, 126, 145, the doctrine as to sentences of prize courts is said to rest on "the propriety of leaving the cognizance of prize questions exclusively to courts of prize jurisdiction; the very great inconvenience amounting nearly to an impossibility of fully investigating such cases in a court of common law; and the impropriety of revising the decisions of the maritime courts of other nations, whose jurisdiction is co-ordinate throughout the world.

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